.firex3m Virus File (X3m Ransomware) - Remove It
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.firex3m Virus File (X3m Ransomware) – Remove It

.firex3m file extension is placed on all of your files? .firex3m Virus File is also known as X3m ransomware which locks files on a computer and demands money to be paid as a ransom for unlocking them.

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X3m Ransomware (.firex3m Virus File)

X3m or otherwise known as .firex3m Virus File is a ransomware type virus. It encrypts files by appending the .firex3m extension to them, making them inaccessible. All encrypted files will receive the new extension as a secondary one. The X3m ransomware drops a ransom note, which gives instructions to victims on how they can allegedly restore their data by paying a ransom fee.

X3m Ransomware Virus

X3m Ransomware will encrypt all types of files such as audio, video, pictures, backups, banking data and other personal user files found on a compromised computer system.

Threat Summary

NameX3m Ransomware
File Extension.firex3m
Type Ransomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionThe ransomware encrypts files on your computer system and demands a ransom to be paid to allegedly recover them.
SymptomsThe X3m ransomware will encrypt your files by appending the .firex3m extension to them, along with a unique identification number placing the new .firex3m extension as a secondary.
Ransom Demanding Note!!! DECRYPT MY FILES !!!.txt
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments
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.firex3m Virus File – How Did It Infect My PC and What Happened?

.firex3m Virus File might spread its infection via a payload dropper, which initiates the malicious script for this ransomware. The virus might also distribute its payload file on social media and file-sharing services. Freeware which is found on the Web can be presented as helpful also be hiding the malicious script for the cryptovirus. Read the tips for ransomware prevention from our forum.

.firex3m Virus is also known as the X3m Ransomware. The ransomware will encrypts your files and shows ransomware instructions inside a ransom note called !!! DECRYPT MY FILES !!!.txt:

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Beside the instructions you can see in the above image, there is a note that states the following:

*** All YOUR WORK AND PERSONAL FILES HAVE BEEN ENCRYPTED ***

To decrypt your files you need to buy the special software ?x3m decryptor?

You can find out the details / buy decryptor + key / ask questions by email: contact-support@elude.in OR contactsupport@cock.li
Your personal ID: 1795606269

You should NOT under any circumstances pay any ransom sum.

The extortionists want you to pay a ransom for the alleged restoration of your files, same as with a lot of ransomware viruses. .firex3m Virus File ransomware could make entries in the Windows Registry to achieve persistence, and could launch or repress processes in a Windows system. All encrypted will receive the .firex3m extension alongside a random generated one. That extension will be placed as a secondary one to each file and look something like .firex3m. Audio, video, image files as well as documents, backups and banking data can be encrypted by the ransomware.

The .firex3m Virus File could be set to erase all the Shadow Volume Copies from the Windows operating system with the help of the following command:

→vssadmin.exe delete shadows /all /Quiet

If your computer device was infected with this ransomware and your files are locked, read on through to find out how you could potentially restore your files back to normal.

Remove .firex3m Virus File

If your computer got infected with the .firex3m Virus File, you should have a bit of experience in removing malware. You should get rid of this ransomware as quickly as possible before it can have the chance to spread further and infect other computers. You should remove the ransomware and follow the step-by-step instructions guide provided below.

Tsetso Mihailov

Tsetso Mihailov

Tsetso Mihailov is a tech-geek and loves everything that is tech-related, while observing the latest news surrounding technologies. He has worked in IT before, as a system administrator and a computer repair technician. Dealing with malware since his teens, he is determined to spread word about the latest threats revolving around computer security.

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